Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
TopicGuru Granth Sahib

Topic: Guru Granth Sahib

The 3 granths in Sikhism & the debate surrounding Sarbloh Granth & Dasam Granth

The Nihangs, apart from venerating the Guru Granth Sahib, also hold in reverence the Sarbloh Granth and Dasam Granth. ThePrint explains the distinction between the three granths.

Nihang tradition is rich. Don’t just view them through Singhu killing lens

Nihangs have a long history of staying away from any opposition against the ruling dispensation. It remains an enigma why they were at the farmers’ protests.

‘Remove Granth’ from Chandigarh museum. When Sikh politics followed Olympics of suffering

As Guru Gobind lay dying, his followers asked who would succeed him. “Guru maniyo Granth,” he is reported to have said—Let the Book be...

‘He didn’t go out alone, only had Rs 100’: Lynched Sikh’s kin in Punjab find Singhu trip ‘fishy’

Delegation of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Satkar Committee meets Lakhbir Singh’s family Saturday. They defend lynching, and refuse to apologise, claim Lakhbir was govt agent.

What are saroops — holy Sikh scriptures flown in from Kabul, carried by Hardeep Puri on his head

Three saroops of Shri Guru Granth Sahib were flown in from Kabul last week. ThePrint explains what they are and the history of Sikhism in Afghanistan.

‘Disappearance’ of Guru Granth Sahib saroops triggers row in Punjab as SGPC opposes FIR

Hundreds of saroops or copies of Guru Granth Sahib have allegedly been dispatched in violation of set procedure. SGPC against FIR as it doesn’t want any outside interference in the matter.

Guru Arjan Dev, the martyr whose death changed the course of Sikhism

The fifth Sikh guru, credited with compiling the Adi Granth, was a staunch advocate of tolerance, equality and pluralism.

Phoolka brings up 33-year-old police firing deaths in Punjab House, questions inaction

Four Punjab youth were killed in firing by police and paramilitary personnel during protests against the desecration of the Guru Granth Sahib.

On Camera

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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